Poha Recipe

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1 cup beaten rice (poha)
1/4 cup crushed groundnuts
1/4 cup grated or scraped coconut
1/4 cup coriander leaves
1 stalk curryleaves chopped
1/4 tsp sugar
salt to taste
5-6 green chillies
1 tsp lime juice
1 1/2 tbsp oil
2 onions chopped
1 small potato chopped
1/2 tsp each cumin & mustard seeds.

Wash poha till clean. Drain water sprinkle a handful of clear water and keep aside.
After 15 minutes loosen the poha gently, and break lumps with fingers. In a heavy saucepan, heat oil, add seeds and then potatoes. Stir for 2-3 minutes. Add onion, chillies and curry leaves. Stir and fry onions till tender. Take off fire.
Add poha and all other ingredients. Save some coconut and coriander leaves for garnishing. Mix very well. Adjust salt and lime as per taste.
Return to low flame till hot. Stir gently every now and then. Transfer to serving dish and garnish with coriander and coconut. Serve hot with freshly brewed coffee.

Making time: 15 mins (excluding soaking time)
Serves: 3
Shelflife: best fresh

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12 thoughts on “Poha

  1. VIJAYLAXMI said on August 16, 2012 at 6:15 am


  2. abhishek said on July 9, 2011 at 10:44 am

    great poha.. yummy!!

  3. nanda said on February 13, 2011 at 8:32 am

    very good and clearly explained

  4. Selvi said on May 17, 2010 at 3:51 am

    I love Poha very much,

  5. David said on March 17, 2010 at 9:43 pm

    ABSOLUTELY BAD RECIPE..especially when your not using the essence of a good Poha recipe..HALDI or TURMERIC is the most important part of this dish..anyways..thanks !!

  6. sunil zala said on March 1, 2010 at 5:18 pm

    potatoes need more time to cook. you must chop them finely or boil them before cooking.

  7. Meenakshi said on February 8, 2010 at 5:20 am

    i havent made this recipe coz i think the ingredients are too over thr thr top.poha is a delicious recipe…it can be made more tasty if u exclude potatoes…grated coconut and tomatoes…depends on the taste of urs…

  8. nupur said on January 8, 2010 at 12:58 pm


  9. h g said on January 3, 2010 at 1:34 am

    The Poha turned out awful…. The potatoes were not cooked,

  10. sona said on November 10, 2009 at 7:18 am

    could be presented better.

  11. neeru sharma said on April 20, 2009 at 7:25 am

    its good & easy to make…

  12. Pooja said on November 7, 2008 at 5:56 pm

    Good to make & Too tasty

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